OUR Team


Alex is a life-long resident of Northwest Indiana and loves "The Region" as much as anyone can. He is a native of Crown Point and a graduate of Crown Point High School in 2013. He is a father, a husband, a christ-follower, an athlete, a son, a brother, and a friend. In his first two years as a real estate sales professional, Alex became one of the Top 50 Real Estate Agents in sales volume throughout all of Northwest Indiana at the age of twenty-two year old.

Alex is currently in his eighth year as a broker, and is the Team Leader of The Nickla Group, one of the Top Ten Real Estate Teams in all of Northwest Indiana. Alex has a burning desire to make change in the real estate industry and is passionate about doing what is best for his clients. Alex intends to continue growing his sales business, and ultimately has plans to grow The Nickla Group into Northwest Indiana's premier real estate sales team.

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Amanda Truby – REALTOR

Amanda was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. She resides in Hebron, and graduated from Boone Grove High School in 2016. During her time at Boone Grove, she excelled in her softball career, making friends that eventually turned into family. Amanda is currently in her first year as a Real Estate Sales Professional, but she…

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Adrian Alvarez – REALTOR

Adrian is a realtor with The Nickla Group in Crown Point and was born and raised in East Chicago and now resides in Hammond. As a former college baseball athlete, Adrian learned how important discipline and hard work comes into play at a very early age. In 2019 he graduated from Purdue Northwest with a…

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Mitch Roadruck – REALTOR

Mitch joined The Nickla Group in 2021. Mitch has a professional background in the moving industry, residential construction, and sales. This background has allowed Mitch to help clients ranging from first-time home buyers to seasoned investors find their next home. When not assisting clients, Mitch enjoys spending time with his wife and their son. Mitch…

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Taylor Reitz

With a passion for service in the Northwest Indiana area, Taylor is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs! Since 2018 Taylor has been a proud member of a top 40 team in NWI; The Nickla Group at Realty Executives Premier.

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Terry Taylor – REALTOR

Terry Taylor is a realtor at The Nickla Group, Realty Executives office located in downtown Crown Point. He strives to help clients through the purchase or sale of their home on a daily basis. He believes that his job is about more than just closing on a property; it’s about helping people find homes they…

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Tara Zlotkowski – REALTOR

My name is Tara Zlotkowski. The values and drive that fuel my passion for this career have been a part of who I am since I was little. Growing up competitive and disciplined as a long time successful athlete fueled my desire and passion for working with others at an early age.

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Brittany Zandstra – REALTOR

Brittany Zandstra is a realtor at The Nickla Group. She was born and raised in Northwest Indiana and attended Illiana Christian High School and Grand Valley State University where she graduated with a degree in finance. Brittany loves to work with people as they buy or sell their homes because it gives her the opportunity…

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Troy Hill – REALTOR

Troy joined The Nickla Group as a realtor in 2020, after spending more than a decade exploring his passion for real estate through homeownership, rehab projects, and investing in rental properties. Now, he is looking forward to helping others accomplish their goals with real estate in the communities.

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Christian Medina – REALTOR

Christian Medina is a veteran of the real estate industry. He has been a realtor since 2019 but he has been around real estate his whole life. Christian specializes in helping first time homebuyers purchase homes and negotiate prices. His friendly demeanor and expertise make him an excellent choice for all your real estate needs!

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Alex Nickla – TEAM LEADER

Alex is currently in his sixth year as a broker, and is the Team Leader of The Nickla Group, one of the Top Ten Real Estate Teams in all of Northwest Indiana. In his first two years as a real estate sales professional, Alex became one of the Top 50 Real Estate Agents in sales…

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Laura Kogut

Laura started her career in the financial services industry at Wayne Hummer Investments now formally a Wintrust Financial Company. Laura was invited into the partnership and held several executive roles including Chief Operating Officer, Chairman and CEO of a subsidiary company, a member of the Executive Committee and Strategic planning committee. After her successful career…

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Virginia Palacios

Virginia will be joining our client experience team and will be involved in helping all of our clients during their real estate transactions from start to finish. This will include communications, paperwork, and everything involved to move toward closing. Virginia is also a licensed real estate professional, allowing her to be able to fully help…

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Noah Marshall

Noah is the team videographer and head of marketing for TNG. He will be creating, editing and posting on all our social media platforms as well as working with other agents on the team to better market their personal brands. This can include business spotlights, weekly podcast episodes and new listing walkthroughs. We are grateful…

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Gabe Corral – REALTOR

Gabe is our newest realtor at TNG. Gabe has been in the sales industry for many years, and has achieved massive amounts of success. Gabe possesses an incredible worth ethic, strong values, and a bulletproof mindset. Gabe has decided to leave the current sales position he has to go full time into real estate. This…

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Current Listings

Sales Volume

$54 Million+


Sales Volume

Client Helped


Clients Helped

Why People Choose The Nickla Team

Why Choose The Nickla Team
residential services


We pride ourselves on our teams ability to help service both buyers and sellers of homes throughout the Northwest Indiana area.

Commercial Services


When it comes to your business, we understand the need to find a great fit for a location or potentially someone who might be a great fit for your location. Whether you are a buyer or seller, we can help. Our team can help service all of your Commercial Real Estate needs!

community services


Our passion for Northwest Indiana is not just in the Real Estate industry. We truly love this region and are constantly looking for ways to give back. Follow our Facebook page to see how we cover the region and help out locally.